Maarten Koornneef

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Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic analysis identifies quantitative trait loci controlling rosette mineral concentrations in Arabidopsis thaliana under drought
    Artak Ghandilyan
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 184:180-92. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 55:141-72. 2004
  3. pmc Regulatory network construction in Arabidopsis by using genome-wide gene expression quantitative trait loci
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1708-13. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitative trait loci for flowering time and morphological traits in multiple populations of Brassica rapa
    Ping Lou
    Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 58:4005-16. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A strong effect of growth medium and organ type on the identification of QTLs for phytate and mineral concentrations in three Arabidopsis thaliana RIL populations
    Artak Ghandilyan
    Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 60:1409-25. 2009
  6. pmc Quantitative trait locus analysis of growth-related traits in a new Arabidopsis recombinant inbred population
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Science Department, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 135:444-58. 2004
  7. pmc Vacuolar invertase regulates elongation of Arabidopsis thaliana roots as revealed by QTL and mutant analysis
    Lidiya I Sergeeva
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2994-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Quantitative trait loci analysis of phytate and phosphate concentrations in seeds and leaves of Brassica rapa
    Jianjun Zhao
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell Environ 31:887-900. 2008
  9. pmc Development of a near-isogenic line population of Arabidopsis thaliana and comparison of mapping power with a recombinant inbred line population
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genetics 175:891-905. 2007
  10. pmc Cloning of DOG1, a quantitative trait locus controlling seed dormancy in Arabidopsis
    Leonie Bentsink
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17042-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Genetic analysis identifies quantitative trait loci controlling rosette mineral concentrations in Arabidopsis thaliana under drought
    Artak Ghandilyan
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 184:180-92. 2009
    ..The low number of common mineral concentration QTLs, shared among different RIL populations, tissues and conditions in Arabidopsis, suggests that breeding for robust, mineral biofortified crops will be complex...
  2. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 55:141-72. 2004
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  3. pmc Regulatory network construction in Arabidopsis by using genome-wide gene expression quantitative trait loci
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1708-13. 2007
    ..Results that revealed clusters of coregulated genes and their most likely regulators were in agreement with published data, and unknown relationships could be predicted...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitative trait loci for flowering time and morphological traits in multiple populations of Brassica rapa
    Ping Lou
    Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 58:4005-16. 2007
    ..One major QTL, controlling turnip formation, was also mapped at this locus. The genes that may underly this QTL and comparative analyses between the four populations and with Arabidopsis thaliana are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint A strong effect of growth medium and organ type on the identification of QTLs for phytate and mineral concentrations in three Arabidopsis thaliana RIL populations
    Artak Ghandilyan
    Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 60:1409-25. 2009
    ..Three common QTLs were identified for several populations, growth conditions, and organs, one of which corresponded to the ERECTA locus, variation of which has a strong effect on plant morphology...
  6. pmc Quantitative trait locus analysis of growth-related traits in a new Arabidopsis recombinant inbred population
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Science Department, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 135:444-58. 2004
    ..This study shows that Arabidopsis can successfully be used to study the genetic basis of complex traits like plant growth rate...
  7. pmc Vacuolar invertase regulates elongation of Arabidopsis thaliana roots as revealed by QTL and mutant analysis
    Lidiya I Sergeeva
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2994-9. 2006
    ..Thus, we show the power of QTL analysis, combined for morphological and biochemical traits, followed by fine-mapping and mutant analysis, in unraveling the function of genes and their role in growth and development...
  8. doi request reprint Quantitative trait loci analysis of phytate and phosphate concentrations in seeds and leaves of Brassica rapa
    Jianjun Zhao
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell Environ 31:887-900. 2008
    ..For other QTL, the allelic effect was opposite for phosphate and phytate, suggesting that these QTL are specific for the phytate pathway...
  9. pmc Development of a near-isogenic line population of Arabidopsis thaliana and comparison of mapping power with a recombinant inbred line population
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genetics 175:891-905. 2007
    ..These analyses are expected to facilitate experimental design for QTL mapping using these two common types of segregating populations...
  10. pmc Cloning of DOG1, a quantitative trait locus controlling seed dormancy in Arabidopsis
    Leonie Bentsink
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17042-7. 2006
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  11. pmc Integrative analyses of genetic variation in enzyme activities of primary carbohydrate metabolism reveal distinct modes of regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genome Biol 9:R129. 2008
    ..Quantitative analyses of each trait were performed in the Arabidopsis thaliana Ler x Cvi recombinant inbred line (RIL) population and subjected to correlation and quantitative trait locus (QTL) analysis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association mapping of leaf traits, flowering time, and phytate content in Brassica rapa
    Jianjun Zhao
    Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, P O Box 386, 6700 AJ Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genome 50:963-73. 2007
    ..Association analysis with correction for population structure led to the identification of 27 markers, 6 of which had known map positions; 3 of these were confirmed in additional QTL mapping studies...
  13. doi request reprint Quantitative trait loci for glucosinolate accumulation in Brassica rapa leaves
    Ping Lou
    Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, 6700AJ, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    New Phytol 179:1017-32. 2008
    ..rapa allowed the selection of genes involved in the glucosinolate biosynthesis pathway that may account for the identified QTL...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relation among plant growth, carbohydrates and flowering time in the Arabidopsis Landsberg erecta x Kondara recombinant inbred line population
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratories of Genetics, Plant Science Department, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell Environ 33:1369-82. 2010
    ..From the significant correlations and the co-locations of the QTLs for these aspects, we conclude that there is a complex relationship between plant growth-related traits, carbohydrate content and flowering-related traits...
  15. pmc Analysis of natural allelic variation of Arabidopsis seed germination and seed longevity traits between the accessions Landsberg erecta and Shakdara, using a new recombinant inbred line population
    Emile J M Clerkx
    Graduate School of Experimental Plant Science and Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 135:432-43. 2004
    ..For all traits one or more QTLs were identified, with some QTLs for different traits colocating. The relevance of colocation for mechanisms underlying the various traits is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The genetics of plant metabolism
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Nat Genet 38:842-9. 2006
    ..More than one-third of the signals were not detected in either parent, indicating the large potential for modification of metabolic composition through classical breeding...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Methods Mol Biol 323:65-77. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Altered photosynthetic performance of a natural Arabidopsis accession is associated with atrazine resistance
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 56:1625-34. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the photosynthetic yield is highly conserved and that only severe selection pressure results in marked variations in photosynthetic performance...
  19. pmc Histochemical analysis reveals organ-specific quantitative trait loci for enzyme activities in Arabidopsis
    Lidiya I Sergeeva
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 134:237-45. 2004
    ..Some of this type of loci were also organ specific. It is concluded that QTL analysis based on histochemical data is feasible and may reveal organ-specific loci involved in the regulation of metabolic pathways...
  20. doi request reprint Quantitative genetics in the age of omics
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:123-8. 2008
    ..The progress made in analytical and statistical techniques now allows the construction of regulatory networks that integrate the different levels of the biological information flow from gene-to-function...
  21. pmc Large expression differences in genes for iron and zinc homeostasis, stress response, and lignin biosynthesis distinguish roots of Arabidopsis thaliana and the related metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Judith E van de Mortel
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 142:1127-47. 2006
    ..The high expression of lignin biosynthesis genes corresponds to the deposition of lignin in the endodermis, of which there are two layers in T. caerulescens roots and only one in A. thaliana...
  22. pmc The role of cryptochrome 2 in flowering in Arabidopsis
    Salah El-Din El-Assal
    Laboratories of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 133:1504-16. 2003
    ..These results indicate an interaction between the photoperiod and the FLC-dependent pathways upstream to the common downstream targets of both pathways, SOC1 and FT...
  23. pmc Genotype-environment interactions affecting preflowering physiological and morphological traits of Brassica rapa grown in two watering regimes
    Mohamed El-Soda
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 65:697-708. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate that Q×E is an important component of the genetic variance and can play a great role in improving drought tolerance in future breeding programmes. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Genotype×environment interaction QTL mapping in plants: lessons from Arabidopsis
    Mohamed El-Soda
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands Department of Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, 12613, Egypt
    Trends Plant Sci 19:390-8. 2014
    ..We also consider the implications of G×E for understanding plant fitness trade-offs and evolutionary ecology...
  25. pmc Analysis of natural allelic variation at seed dormancy loci of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Genetics 164:711-29. 2003
    ..The role of the Ler/Cvi allelic variation in affecting dormancy is discussed in the context of current knowledge of Arabidopsis germination...
  26. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationships within Brassica rapa as inferred from AFLP fingerprints
    Jianjun Zhao
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Theor Appl Genet 110:1301-14. 2005
    ..Europe) than to similar morphotypes from different regions, suggesting either an independent origin and or a long and separate domestication and breeding history in both regions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Seed dormancy and germination
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:33-6. 2002
    ..These tools preferentially use Arabidopsis thaliana because of the molecular genetic resources available for this species. However, Solanaceae and cereals also provide important models for dormancy research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetic tools for Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maarten Koornneef
    Wageningen University, Laboratory of Genetics, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Chromosome Res 11:183-94. 2003
    ..All these achievements are probably only the very first steps in a promising new era in plant cytogenetics and chromatin research yet to come...
  29. pmc Characterization of green seed, an enhancer of abi3-1 in Arabidopsis that affects seed longevity
    Emile J M Clerkx
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 132:1077-84. 2003
    ..During seed maturation, ABI3 regulates several processes: acquiring dormancy and long-term storability and loss of chlorophyll. Our results indicate that GRS is a common regulator in the latter two but not of dormancy/germination...
  30. ncbi request reprint QTL analysis
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Biotecnologia, Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria INIA, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología CNB, CSIC, Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
    Methods Mol Biol 323:79-99. 2006
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  31. pmc Sucrose-specific induction of anthocyanin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis requires the MYB75/PAP1 gene
    Sheng Teng
    Department of Molecular Plant Physiology, Utrecht University, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 139:1840-52. 2005
    ..Sequence analysis showed that the Cvi and C24 accessions harbor mutations both inside and downstream of the DNA-binding domain of the MYB75/PAP1 protein, which most likely result in loss of activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint From phenotypic to molecular polymorphisms involved in naturally occurring variation of plant development
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Dev Biol 49:717-32. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana Em genes: role of ABI5
    Cristel Carles
    Laboratoire Génome et Développement des Plantes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 5096, Universite de Perpignan, 52, Avenue de Villeneuve, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Plant J 30:373-83. 2002
    ..Among the ABRE-type sequences selected on both Em promoters, the G-box type AGACACGTGGCATGT element of the AtEm6 promoter shows the strongest binding by EMSA quantification...
  34. pmc Genetic and molecular analyses of natural variation indicate CBF2 as a candidate gene for underlying a freezing tolerance quantitative trait locus in Arabidopsis
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Plant Physiol 139:1304-12. 2005
    ..Genetic complementation of FTQ4-Cvi plants with a CBF2-Ler transgene suggests that such CBF2 allelic variation is the cause of CBF2 misexpression and the molecular basis of FTQ4...
  35. ncbi request reprint A fortunate choice: the history of Arabidopsis as a model plant
    Chris Somerville
    Carnegie Institution, 260 Panama Street, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 3:883-9. 2002
    ..Here, we review some of the key events that led to the uptake of Arabidopsis as a model plant and to the growth of the Arabidopsis community...
  36. doi request reprint Next generation of elevated [CO2] experiments with crops: a critical investment for feeding the future world
    Elizabeth A Ainsworth
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and Photosynthesis Research Unit, Urbana, IL, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1317-24. 2008
    ..This is necessary if we are to realize the potential for yield gains in the future...
  37. doi request reprint The cause and consequences of natural variation: the genome era takes off!
    Juliette de Meaux
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:99-102. 2008
  38. pmc The absence of histone H2B monoubiquitination in the Arabidopsis hub1 (rdo4) mutant reveals a role for chromatin remodeling in seed dormancy
    Yongxiu Liu
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Plant Cell 19:433-44. 2007
    ..The hub1 mutant showed altered expression levels for several dormancy-related genes. We propose a role for chromatin remodeling in seed dormancy by H2B monoubiquitination through HUB1 and HUB2...
  39. pmc Genetic basis for natural variation in seed vitamin E levels in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Laura U Gilliland
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18834-41. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Control of FWA gene silencing in Arabidopsis thaliana by SINE-related direct repeats
    Yuki Kinoshita
    Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Yata 1111, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
    Plant J 49:38-45. 2007
    ..The results indicate that methylation of the direct repeats, which presumably originated from a short interspersed nuclear element (SINE), is sufficient to induce proper epigenetic control of the FWA gene...